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Open Skies Treaty and US exit – All you need to know

What is Open Skies Treaty?Open Skies Treaty is an accord among 34 member nations, it allows participants to...

The Rig Veda Age : Religion and Philosophy

The socio-economic life, that project simplicity, of Vedic Aryans was quite opposite to the religious aspect, that was highly ritualized, of their...

Neighbouring Countries of India

AfghanistanAfghanistan is a landlocked country that is located approximately in the centre of Asia. It is bordered by...

Inventions That Changed the World

“Nothing is permanent except a change.” You might have come across this quotation more than once in your lifetime. Here is the list of...

Industries Contributing to Indian Economy

The Indian Economy is the 9th largest economy of the world and also one of the fastest growing world economies. The most top industries...

Important Portals & their Founders

  Google— Larry Page & Sergey Brin  Facebook— Mark Zuckerberg  Yahoo— David Filo & Jerry Yang  Twitter— Jack Dorsey & Dick Costolo  Internet— Tim Berners...

Security Guard’s Son Kuldeep Dwivedi Clears UPSC Exam

Kuldeep Dwivedi has secured the All India Rank 242 in the Civil Services Exams conducted by UPSC, paving the way for his future as an...

Tests & Practice Papers

Quiz 472 – Practice Paper (Science)

1. In the depression of freezing point experiment, it is found thatOnly solvent molecules solidify at the freezing point. Only solute molecules solidify...

Quiz 475 – GS Practice Paper (History)

1. From the third century AD when the Hun invasion ended the Roman Empire, he Indian merchants relied more and more on the(a) West-European...

Quiz 230 – Science and Tech

1. Which vitamin is created in the body apart from being available in the nature?(a) Vitamin B(b) Vitamin D(c) Vitamin A(d) Vitamin C 2. Which...

Quiz 342 – Daily Current Affairs

1. Which of the following dam has been rechristened as Afghan-India Friendship dam?(a) Salman Dam(b) Suleman Dam(c) Salma Dam(d) Sultane Dam 2. Which of the...

Quiz 287 – GS Practice Paper and Previous Years’ Questions

In which year the Quit India Resolution was withdrawn?(a) 1944(b) 1943(c) 1945(d) 1946Explanation:Quit India Resolution was adopted by the Congress through which the party...

Quiz 425 – Practice Paper (Indian Polity)

1. The payment of the emoluments of the PresidentCan be reduced during a Financial Emergency. Does not require any Parliament sanction.The correct statement(s)...

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Important Amendments of the Indian Constitution

24th Amendment of the Indian Constitution Act, 1971: It affirms the power of the Parliament to amend any part of the Constitution including Fundamental...

The Stockholm Declaration 1972 and India

The United Nations Conference on Human Environment was convened at Stockholm in 1972: and this pioneering global initiative laid down the basics of environmental...

How Banks Work?

A bank is a business that accepts and holds money for people. Banks pay interest in return for holding money. Banks make money by...

Reserve Bank of India – Important Facts

Established on April 1, 1935, in accordance with the provision of the Reserve Bank India Act, 1934. Its central office remained at Mumbai since inception. Though...

Second Battle of Panipat

Second Battle of Panipat: On 24th January 1556 AD Mughal ruler Humayun slipped while climbing down the steps of his library and fell to...

Ready for Vocabulary

Simple English is the best English. So it has been wisely said that it is better to use the small (simple) words rather than...

LGBT – SC refers Curative Petition to Constitution Bench

By referring the LGBT community's case – seeking to legalize consensual sex between same sex adults in private – to a five-judge constitution bench...

Government of India

The Government of India (GoI), officially known as the Union Government and also known as the Central Government, was established by the Constitution of India, and is the...

History of Robots

Robots have come a long way since Unimate, the first industrial robot invented by George Charles Devol.  Since then industrial robots have been defined by the International Organization...

The Supreme Court as the Guardian of Fundamental Rights

The Constitution has assigned to the Supreme Court as the Guardian of Fundamental Rights and also responsibility for the protection. The Supreme Court as the...

General Knowledge

Interesting Facts About Electricity

Electricity is a staple of modern life. Beyond lighting rooms and powering devices, electricity is pretty interesting! Here are some fun and interesting facts...

Volt And Watt

Volt The unit of potential d It is that much potential difference wMdh when applied to the ends of an electrical conductor of resistance...

Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winners

Dadasaheb Phalke, known as the Father of Indian Cinema was the maker of India's first feature film Raja Harishchandra back in 1913. In his...

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The Rig Veda Age : Religion and Philosophy

The socio-economic life, that project simplicity, of Vedic Aryans was quite opposite to the religious aspect, that was highly ritualized, of their...

Important Portals & their Founders

  Google— Larry Page & Sergey Brin  Facebook— Mark Zuckerberg  Yahoo— David Filo & Jerry Yang  Twitter— Jack Dorsey & Dick Costolo  Internet— Tim Berners...

Today in History – 23 May

1701 At London’s Execution Dock, British privateer William Kidd, popularly known as Captain Kidd, was hanged for piracy and murder. 1805 Lord Wellesley, Governer General of India,...

Top 5 Largest Aircraft in the World

The first prize goes fairly to Ukrainian Antonov An-225 Mriya which is acknowledged to be the world’s largest plane up to date. The plane made its...

Surprising facts about Earth’s Ocean

Water pressure at the deepest point in the earth's ocean is more than 8 tons per square inch, the equivalent of one person trying to...

Quiz 159 – UPSC Previous Paper – Indian Economy Questions 2009

Consider the following statements: 1. Infant mortality rate takes into account deaths of infants within a month after birth. 2. Infant mortality rate is the number...